Man arrested for Springfield hit and run

Pictured is Lonntrez Courtney. (Springfield Police photo)

A man has been arrested in connection with a hit and run in Springfield where a vehicle struck a pedestrian.

Springfield police say the incident happened Tuesday night on 11th Street and North Grand Avenue.

We're told officers found a 45-year-old man bleeding at the scene.

The victim was taken to St. John's Hospital where he remains in critical condition.

Police located and arrested the driver of the vehicle, 23-year-old Lonnytrez Courtney of Springfield, on Thursday.

Courtney is charged with leaving the scene of an accident with injury or death and failing to report an accident with injury or death.



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